Memorial for ‘Father of Cascade Athletics’ Reg Scodeller on Sunday in Everett

  • Mike Cane, Herald Writer
  • Friday, April 23, 2010 11:14am
  • Sports

A memorial for Reg Scodeller, the “Father of Cascade Athletics,” will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday in Reg Scodeller Gymnasium at Cascade High School (801 Casino Road) in Everett.

Scodeller passed away on March 19. He was 81.

In late January Scodeller was among six people inducted into Cascade High’s new Athletics Hall of Fame. Here is a quick Scodeller bio:

Reg Scodeller

Sports coached at Cascade: boys basketball (1962-1978), baseball (1963-1966)

Highlights: Part of Cascade’s original staff, Scodeller was the school’s first boys basketball coach, first baseball coach and first athletic director. Earned the nickname “Father of Cascade Athletics” and in 2001 had Cascade’s gym named after him. Suggested that Cascade incorporate crimson and gray into its school colors, influenced by his days at Washington State University. Tallied 350 career wins in boys basketball, ranking him among the state’s all-time top 50. His hoops teams won two league titles, two district titles and made four state-tournament appearances. Inducted into the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame in 1984.

Here is a link to a detailed story about Scodeller’s action-packed life, by Herald Writer Julie Muhlstein:

‘Father of Cascade High School’ recalled as a great mentor

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